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Tampa Bay Rowdies want just a bit more as fall season begins

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As the Tampa Bay Rowdies begin their fall season, there is a simple goal in mind. Just a little bit more. Just a little bit better. The Rowdies had a fairly successful spring season, finishing in second place, one point behind the New York Cosmos in the NASL Standings with 19 points. But with that comes the knowledge that if it had turned any of its ties into a victory, it could have claimed the title. The Rowdies will play…

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Rowdies drill Silverbacks, finish in second

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Their biggest victory of the season was not enough to catch the New York Cosmos Saturday night, but the Tampa Bay Rowdies nonetheless won a decisive victory over the Atlanta Silverbacks to conclude their spring season. The Rowdies won 3-0, getting goals from Corey Hertzog, Martin Nunez and Georgi Hristov in the victory. Goaltender Matt Pickens recorded his third shutout of the year. “We wanted to get into the break with a win,” Rowdies’ coach Thomas Rongen said. “Somewhere in the…

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Rowdies find an extra spark in playing their old team

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Call it a little bit of gas for the fire. Call it an extra dose of motivation. Call it a chip on the shoulder. Call it a spur in the backside. A chance to prove yesterday wrong. For members of the Tampa Bay Rowdies, Saturday night’s game will be a fine opportunity to show the Strikers what they let slip away. All of this was theirs, of course. Martin Nunez and Stefan Antonijevic and Darnell King and Kamil Contofalsky and Justin…

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